Month: April 2017

Urban Farm Updates, April 27th, 2017

Fun on the Farm! Did you know? The first greenhouses were built in Rome, in 30 A.D.! The first greenhouse that was built in the United States, was built in Boston in 1737, by Andrew Faneuil. Currently in the U.S. there is an estimated 22,500 acres of land that is under greenhouses! That is the equivalent of…
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Farmers’ Market April 29, 2017

Have you tried Crescent Moon Farm’s pimento cheese? Presents 8:00 — Opening Bell 8:00-12:00 Kids activity with Converse College 8:00-12:00 Health Screenings with Sherman College of Chiropractic 9:00-11:00 Live music with Robbie Bowen on the Wade’s Community Stage. Vendors Bell’s Blossoms and Blooms: Flower arrangements and plants Belue Farm: Grass-fed Angus beef, Strawberries, peach wood, Milky Way Farm raw…
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Urban Farm Updates, April 20th, 2017

Fun on the Farm! Did you know? Strawberries are not actually a berry, botanically speaking; they are a fruit. Each Strawberry has an average of 200 seeds; and Strawberries are the only fruit to carry their seeds on the outside of their skin. A serving of Strawberries also contains for Vitamin C than an orange,…
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Farmers’ Market April 22, 2017

3 new vendors this Saturday! Presents 8:00 — Opening Bell with Jamarcus Gaston 8:00-12:00 Kids activity with Converse College 8:00-12:00 Junior Leagues “Kids in the Kitchen” 8:00-12:00 Cooking demo with Chartwells 9:00-11:00 Live music with “Bill and Tad’s Excellent Duo” on the Wade’s Community Stage.   Vendors Bell’s Blossoms and Blooms: Flower arrangements and plants Belue Farm: Grass-fed Angus…
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Urban Farm Updates, April 13th 2017

Fun on the Farm! So, most of us know that bee keepers often use smoke to “calm” the bees, and enable the handler to access the hive for honey collection and maintenance. But why smoke, and how does it work? Smoke disables the bees ability to smell, while it also triggers their survival response. The bees’…
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Farmer’s Market April 15, 2017

Bring the children for our Easter Egg Hunt at 9:00am! Presents 8:00 — Opening Bell 8:00-12:00 Kids activity with Converse College 9:00-11:00 Live music with Tyler Monroe on the Wade’s Community Stage. 9:00  Easter Egg Hunt 8:00-12:00 Doggie Photo Booth  Vendors Belue Farm: Grass-fed Angus beef, Strawberries, peach wood, Milky Way Farm raw milk, Blue Ridge Brinery(formerly Traditional Fermentations) krauts…
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